DALLAS (SMU) - The SMU menís tennis team dropped a close 4-3 decision to Tulsa Friday at Haggar Tennis Stadium on the campus of SMU. With the loss, SMU extends its winless streak to three matches and falls to 10-9 on the season. Tulsa improves to 13-8 this year.
After easily winning the #3 doubles match, SMU had to battle back in both the #1 and #2 doubles matches to claim the team point for the Mustangs.
SMU won singles matches at #4 and #5 vs. the Golden Hurricane. Tulsa clinched the match point at the #6 singles match when Diego Camacho won a three-set decision over SMUís David Kuczer, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
SMU looks to bounce back with a home contest Sunday as Notre Dame visits Haggar Tennis Stadium. The match is scheduled to begin at 12:00 p.m. noon.
Tulsa 4, SMU 3
#1: Paul McNaughton/Federico Murgier (SMU) def. Aleksander Charpantidis/Achim Roth (TU), 9-8
#2: Peter Oredsson/Henrik Soderberg (SMU) def. Andy Connelly/Diego Camacho (TU), 9-8.
#3: Gwinyai Chingoka/David Kuczer (SMU) def. Lucques Maasdorp/Ricardo Soriano (TU), 8-1.
#1: Aleksander Charpantidis (TU) def. Paul McNaughton (SMU), 6-4, 6-2
#2: Ricardo Soriano (TU) def. Federico Murgier (SMU), 6-1, 7-5
#3: Will Gray (TU) def. Gwinyai Chingoka (SMU), 6-3, 6-4
#4: Peter Oredsson (SMU) def. Federico Soriano (TU), 6-0, 6-4
#5: Henrik Soderberg (SMU) def. Andy Connelly (TU), 6-0, 6-2
#6: Diego Camacho (TU) def. David Kuczer (SMU), 6-3, 4-6, 6-3